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Coscinaraea colei

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Siderastreidae

Taxonomy
Coscinaraea colei was named by Frost and Langenheim (1974). Its type locality is Modelo Ridge, which is in a Miocene perireef or subreef limestone/sandstone in the Rio Lajas Limestone Formation of Mexico.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1974Coscinaraea colei Frost and Langenheim, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
RankNameAuthor
suborderFungiinaVerrill 1865
familySiderastreidaeVaughan and Wells 1943
genusCoscinaraeaMilne-Edwards and Haime 1848
speciescolei

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: aragoniteo
Grouping: colonialf
Clonal: yesf
Environment: marineo
Locomotion: stationaryo
Attached: yeso
Life habit: intermediate-level epifaunalo
Diet: photosymbioticf
Diet 2: suspension feederf
Vision: blindc
Reproduction: alternatingo
Asexual: yeso
Dispersal: watero
Dispersal 2: planktonico
Created: 2008-01-28 07:27:06
Modified: 2008-01-28 09:27:06
Source: f = family, o = order, c = class
Reference: Kiessling 2004

Age range: Early/Lower Miocene or 23.03000 to 15.97000 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Early/Lower Miocene23.03 - 15.97Mexico (Chiapas) Coscinaraea colei (type locality: 85798)